Category: Legislative Updates


Legislature Continues with Policy Committee Hearings, CHEAC Measure Advances

Legislature Continues with Policy Committee Hearings, CHEAC Measure Advances This week, the California State Senate and Assembly continued with policy committee hearings, reviewing, amending, and advancing measures from the opposite house. The next several weeks are anticipated to be quite busy as the Legislature works through numerous policy committee hearings ahead of its scheduled month-long…

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Suspense File Hearings Set for Next Week

The California Legislature this week convened a number of budget hearings to review state agency and department budget proposals while anxiously awaiting today’s presentation of the Governor’s May Revise. The Legislature remained in a bit of a holding pattern ahead of next week’s Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees suspense file hearings which are anticipated to…

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Assembly Convenes Hearing on CalOES and Pandemic Response

Earlier this week, the Assembly Committee on Emergency Management, chaired by Assembly Member Freddie Rodriguez, convened a hearing entitled “The Role of Cal OES and Emergency Management in Providing an Equitable Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The hearing featured two panels – one with local representatives and one with state officials. Up first, the local…

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Legislature Reaches Deadline for Fiscal Bills, Focus to Shift to State Budget

Today, the California Legislature reached the deadline for bills with fiscal implications to be heard and advanced by policy committees to appropriations committees. Next week, the Legislature faces a similar deadline to hear and advance non-fiscal bills to the floor in the bills’ house of origin. Over the coming weeks, Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees…

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